Professional Development Courses

ADMIN PORTAL
Days: .5
We will cover how to setup Gradebook, Manage and Configure the portals.
Recommended for: IT Directors, Database Managers

ADMIN TRAINING
Days: .5
During this session we will cover how to Setup user Accounts, setup certain securities and how to perform routine maintenance to keep your system running smoothly.
Recommended for: Administrators, Principals, Database Managers, Data Analysts, IT Directors, Help Desk Technicians, Networking Techs/Personnel, Third-Party Computer Companies

ASSESSMENT MODULE
Days: .5
During this session we will cover how to Setup, Load and Use the Test definition table. We will go over how test definitions are setup, how to mass import scores and how to edit, clear and erase scores.
Recommended for: Database Managers, Data Analysts, IT Directors, IT Tech Support, Guidance Counselors and Guidance Secretaries

ATTENDANCE MODULE
Days: .5
Learn how to Create School Calendars, Create and Modify Attendance Codes, Withdrawing students and making them inactive, Enroll new and enrolling students, Printing Attendance Reports, Sending Attendance letters home to parents and Preparing State Attendance Reports.
Recommended for: Attendance Clerks, Secretaries and Database Managers.

BIOGRAPHICAL MODULE BASICS
Days: .5
Basic Overview of the MMS Biographical System, Menus, Database Toolbar, Student Editor Toolbar, Student and Family ID’s, Operations and Reports.
Recommended for: Administrators, Guidance, Secretaries and Everyone who uses MMS.

DISCIPLINE MODULE
Days: .5
This session will show you how to Create and Assign disciplinary infraction and action codes, print student disciplinary reports and send home letters to parents regarding student discipline.
Recommended for: School Disciplinarians, Administrators and Clerical Staff

EDRS, ALL STATES EXCLUDING PIMS
Days: .5
This session will cover the most up-to-date version of state specific reporting and exports.
Recommended for: Attendance Clerks, Secretaries and Database Managers

EDR, PA PIMS STATE REPORTING (PIMS 10.22)
Days: 1.0
This session will cover the most up-to-date version of PA PIMS State Reporting 10.22.
Recommended for: Attendance Clerks, Secretaries and Database Managers

FEE TRACKING
Days: .5
This session will cover how to create and modify various codes used, post credits and debits to individual student accounts, billing schedules and templates for recurring transactions, pending transactions, print reports and send letters home to parents.
Recommended for: Business Administrators, Bookkeepers, Secretaries

GRADE REPORTING
Days: 1
During this session we will cover how to maintain Student Grades, Setup rules for computing GPA, Credits, Class Rank and Honor Roll. Identify students in trouble of failing, Record Grades for Transfer and Summer School Students, Print Applicable Reports and how to send information home to parents.
Recommended For: Guidance Counselors & Secretarial Staff

HEALTH MONITORING
Days: .5
During this session we will cover how to Log Health office visits, Define Health Office Visit Codes, Create Screenings, Enter Immunizations and ensure that students are compliant, Track medications and related office visits. We will also learn how to print specialized reports pertaining to the 5 health tables.
Recommended for: Nurses, Substitute Nurses, IT Directors, IT Tech Support

REPORT CARD BUILDS
Days: 1-4
Recommended for: Custom Report Cards for Standards/Skills/Competencies

SCHEDULING ASSISTANCE
Days: 1-4
Recommended for: Consulting Services for schedule builds

SKILLS/STANDARDS/COMPETENCIES
Days: .5 – 1
During this session we will cover how to implement Skills, Standards or Competency based grading which includes Enter/Import skills groups and skills, Create skills marking periods, assign skills to courses, Configure conversions to calculate either Assignment grades (Competency) or Skills/Standards grades.
Recommended for: Guidance Counselors & Secretaries

STAFF PORTAL
Days: .5
We will show you how to Look up Student assignment and Grade data, View a Teacher’s Grade Book, Print reports, Create a school announcement, Enter and Print Skill-based Grades and report cards. Finally we will schedule students via the Staff Portal.
Recommended for: Office Staff, Guidance Staff, School Administrators & Database Managers

STUDENT SCHEDULING IN MMSGE
Days: 1-4
During these sessions you will learn how the MMS schedules your courses. We will cover administrative considerations, rolling over and Updating Tables for the new year and entering course requests and getting counts of course requests.
Recommended for: Database Managers, Principals, Asst. Principals, Guidance Counselors & Secretaries, Registrars

TEACHER PORTAL
Days: .5
Learn how to Manage Grade Book categories, Enter and Edit assignments, compute averages, communicate with parents, Record class and/or daily attendance, disciplinary events, View various student and grade related reports and to enter and print Skills Grades and Cards.
Recommended for: Teachers, Database Managers

VISION DASHBOARDS & REPORTING
Days: 1
Vision provides a complete web-based self-service reporting experience. During this session we will cover how to create charts, tables and other visualizations of school and district data, create a dashboard of these visualizations, publish reports that can be shared with others and schedule reports for automatic generation and distribution.
Recommended for: Guidance Counselors & Secretaries